U.S. Act May See Taiwan Replace China at World’s Largest Naval Games

The latest RIMPAC was announced in April and is scheduled to run from August 17 through 21. It was set to include multinational anti-submarine warfare, maritime intercept operations, and live-fire training events as well as other cooperative training opportunities–but with limited onshore operations as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the U.S. […]

Alan Sugar sparks outrage as he insists lockdown should lift because ‘I’m not dead’

“The only thing I can say is that I have been here in Florida for six months and so I have lived through the crisis, the shortage of ventilators, the no masks available, the no body wear available, the hospital beds being full up, blah blah blah, blah blah blah.

Russia Mercenaries Accused in Belarus Spark ‘War in Relations’ With Putin

Meanwhile Denis Korotkov, a journalist with the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, told The Moscow Times that he believed the fighters were from Wagner and that around 10 of them had fought in Ukraine and Syria, although it was “harder to provide definite evidence of their involvement in African wars.”

Andy Whyment sparks complete chaos with cryptic snap as Corrie resumes filming

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11-year-old Nigerian boy, Anthony Mmesoma Madu, captivates the world with his ballet

“I saw the need to bring a form of art that shows discipline, dedication and commitment,” he said. “Students who are able to learn all of these can … transfer (them) into other spheres of their lives.” Owoseni will also be given a two-week advance training course to help him teach others better.

U.S.-Aligned Countries in Asia Are Under Pressure From China

Washington has grown accustomed to acting near-freely in almost every corner of the Earth in the post-Cold War era, but Beijing has argued a far-spanning stretch of the South China Sea falls under its own exclusive rule, as does Hong Kong, which is now subject to a new national security law rejected by the U.S., […]

George Soros Says Trump Is a Conman Who Will Do ‘Anything’ to Stay in Power

While the world grapples with COVID-19 and the economic fallout, the U.S. has also been rocked by anti-racism protests sparked by the killing of Black man George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in May. The unrest has led to violent confrontations between police and protesters in major cities across the country.

After the earthquake, a tsunami of death and destruction in Japan

In the minutes that followed, a series of 10-metre high tsunami waves peeled 80 miles across a calm Pacific ocean from the quake’s epicentre to Japan’s north east coast. Their symmetry belied a raging power that left behind a boiling back wash. Hundreds were last night confirmed dead and tens of thousands missing after the […]

Putin Doesn’t See Trump as a ‘Serious Adversary’ Says Bolton

Bolton told ABC News, which will broadcast the full interview on Sunday: “I think Putin thinks he can play him like a fiddle. I think Putin is smart, tough. I think…he sees that, he’s not faced with a serious adversary here… I don’t think he’s worried about Donald Trump.”

Lebanon on Brink of Crisis As Resigning Cabinet Leaves Power Vacuum After Blast

“The Lebanon-US relationship is unwavering, one that is deeply rooted in history between our two people,” Issa said in a statement sent to Newsweek. “The relationship between our two countries remains strong and is highly-coordinated on several fronts, with the US greatly stepping up its efforts to assist Lebanon in the face of this humanitarian […]